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Frequently Asked Dental Questions – Muskegon, MI

You’ve Got Questions
& We’ve Got Answers!

Dental treatments, insurance, and oral care can be complex topics that are hard to find reliable answers to on the internet, which is why we’re always happy to address our patients’ questions over the phone or during their appointment. Below, we’ve compiled some frequently asked concerns that we get for your convenience. If you don’t see your question answered, don’t hesitate to call us and ask!

How Many Appointments Do I Need Each Year?

The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist nearby every six months for a checkup and cleaning. These appointments are typically 100 percent covered by your dental insurance plan too, so you might as well use them!

How Can You Improve the Appearance of My Smile?

At Healthy Smiles Dental Care, our professionals are proud to offer a variety of custom-tailored cosmetic dental treatments. Whether you’re looking to repair damaged teeth or brighten your smile, we’re excited to provide you with beautiful results that help you feel more confident.

Can You Replace My Missing Teeth?

We’re happy to replace your missing teeth and restore the function and aesthetic of your grin using some of the latest treatments in the dental field, like dental implants. Our in-house periodontal specialist is able to complete this entire process under one roof, and we utilize advanced technology, like our CT/cone beam scanner to provide you with accurate and quality results.

Will I Need to Get Braces for Crooked Teeth?

Braces aren’t always a necessity for patients who have crooked teeth. Some patients who don’t have severe orthodontic problems may choose to receive treatment for cosmetic purposes, but we’ll let you know if we believe that it a procedure is crucial to preserve your oral health. 

What Should I Do About Gum Disease?

Without proper treatment, gum disease can progress and cause serious, permanent damage to your smile, such as tooth loss and gum recession. Our on-staff periodontal specialist offers custom-tailored, effective gum disease therapy solutions to tackle the symptoms of this oral health problem and restore your smile to prevent long-term damage.

Will You Accept Dental Insurance?

We accept most PPO dental insurance plans and are in-network with several major providers. If you would like to learn whether we accept yours, contact our dental office today.